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Three simple rules for the holiday

A monthly column about mindfulness.

  • Dec 10, 2019

 

Santa waves to the crowd as Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson leads the crowd in an acapella version of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” during the annual Winter Lights on Dec. 7. Corey Morris/staff photo

Santa Claus came to town

Photos from the 2019 Winter Lights celebration in Snoqualmie.

  • Dec 9, 2019

 

Jacob Pass and Anita Young at Twede’s Cafe with Buddy the Elf during a North Bend Downtown Foundation photo campaign promoting downtown businesses. Natalie DeFord/staff photo

North Bend holiday happenings

Celebrate downtown with Buddy the Elf.

 

Snoqualmie United Methodist Church, next door to the American Legion Post 79, which houses the Snoqualmie Valley Shelter Services Resource Center. There will be a free community meal at the church on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, at 3 p.m. Natalie DeFord/staff photo

Community Thanksgiving meal at Snoqualmie Methodist Church

The church will host Thanksgiving dinner with Snoqualmie Valley Shelter Services.

Snoqualmie United Methodist Church, next door to the American Legion Post 79, which houses the Snoqualmie Valley Shelter Services Resource Center. There will be a free community meal at the church on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, at 3 p.m. Natalie DeFord/staff photo
Erin Wakefield

Recognizing the value of veterans

A monthly column from Waste Management.

  • Nov 11, 2019
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The Island’s third Pumpkin Walk is set for Oct. 27 at Luther Burbank Park. Photo courtesy of Amanda Colburn

Eastside Halloween roundup

Family-friendly seasonal events throughout the Eastside.

  • Oct 25, 2019
The Island’s third Pumpkin Walk is set for Oct. 27 at Luther Burbank Park. Photo courtesy of Amanda Colburn

Raffle proceeds to benefit family of veteran who died in crane collapse

This year’s Mother Brundage raffle will benefit Andrew Yoder’s family.

Chamber proposes website to boost tourism in Valley

Three-phase project is called Gateway to the Cascades.

The Nightmare at Beaver Lake runs through Oct. 31. Take a scary stroll through Beaver Lake Park, 2600 244th Ave. SE, Sammamish. Courtesy image

Nightmare at Beaver Lake continues through Oct. 31

The Nightmare at Beaver Lake is back. Experience one of the Northwest’s premier indoor/outdoor haunts. From Oct. 11 through Oct. 31, take a scary stroll… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2019
The Nightmare at Beaver Lake runs through Oct. 31. Take a scary stroll through Beaver Lake Park, 2600 244th Ave. SE, Sammamish. Courtesy image

What happiness, etiquette, mindfulness have in common

A monthly column about mindfulness and mental wellbeing.

  • Oct 4, 2019
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                                Greg Giuliani outside of his home, ready to press apples for the season.

Cider making is in season

Fall City native discusses his passion for apples.

Photos by Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
                                Greg Giuliani outside of his home, ready to press apples for the season.
The Refuge Outdoor Festival returns for a second year to Tolt-MacDonald Park, Sept. 27-29. Photo courtesy of Sally Phnouk

Refuge Outdoor Festival returns for a second year

The festival will take place at Tolt-MacDonald Park in Carnation, Sept. 27-29.

The Refuge Outdoor Festival returns for a second year to Tolt-MacDonald Park, Sept. 27-29. Photo courtesy of Sally Phnouk

Libraries are welcoming spaces for everyone | Book Nook

A monthly column from the King County Library System.

  • Sep 19, 2019

Zucchini anyone? Plan now to turn garden overflow into meals

A monthly column by Waste Management for the Valley Record.

  • Sep 18, 2019
Photo courtesy of Snoqualmie Valley Block Party Facebook
                                The Snoqualmie Valley Block Party returns to the Valley Sept. 14.

Snoqualmie Valley Block Party returns Sept. 14

The Block Party will be located at Center Blvd SE in Snoqualmie from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Photo courtesy of Snoqualmie Valley Block Party Facebook
                                The Snoqualmie Valley Block Party returns to the Valley Sept. 14.
Through the Little Free Children’s Library, millions of books are exchanged annually. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Girl Scout Troop installs Little Free Children’s Library

Girl Scout Troop 41637 use cookie sale funds to install a free library.

Through the Little Free Children’s Library, millions of books are exchanged annually. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
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                                Dora Gyarmati.

Redefine goals based on virtues to find joy | Health column

A monthly column about mindfulness and wellbeing.

  • Sep 6, 2019
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                                Dora Gyarmati.
Photo courtesy of FOY.
                                Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, will be FOY’s board chair.

Friends of Youth welcomes Boyer as board chair

Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, is FOY founder Iva Matsen’s granddaughter.

  • Sep 3, 2019
Photo courtesy of FOY.
                                Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, will be FOY’s board chair.

21-year-old Snoqualmie missionary comes home following PCT hike

Griffin Armour hiked the Washington section of the Pacific Crest Trail for an upcoming mission.